Blaze of stars in an old galaxy's core
Science & Exploration

25 November

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ESA / Science & Exploration / Space Science

1895: On 25 November 1895, Claude-Louis Mathieu was born.

Mathieu was a French astronomer who worked on the determination of the distances of the stars. He began his career as an engineer, but soon became a mathematician at the Bureau des Longitudes in 1817 and later professor of astronomy in Paris.

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